Roosevelt Islander Online: RIOC Announces Roosevelt Island Tram Cabin Maintenance Work Beginning November 15 Thru End Of 2021

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) announced today:

be advised, beginning Monday, November 15th, Leitner-POMA, operators of
the R.I. Tram, will begin maintenance work on both cabins to continue
ensuring the safe operations of the Tram. 

this work, which is scheduled to last through the end of December 2021
(weather dependent), only one Tram cabin will be in operation at a time.
The Tram will operate on an as needed “load and go” departure
throughout its regular hours of operation.

plan your travel accordingly, as long lines for the Tram can be
expected during rush hour. To supplement Tram service during this
planned work period, the RIOC Red Bus will be providing free shuttle
service, to and from Manhattan, Mondays – Fridays, from 3 PM – 8:30 PM.

Schedules for Red Bus Shuttle and regular service below:

Roosevelt Island to Manhattan Shuttle 

  • Departs
    hourly from the R.I. Tram Station (300 Main St.), making all northbound
    local stops to Capobianco Field (opposite P.S./I.S. 217), before
    heading into Manhattan.
  • First trip will depart from the R.I. Tram Station at 3 PM
  • Last trip will depart from the R.I. Tram Station at 8 PM

Manhattan to Roosevelt Island Shuttle

  • Departs on the half hour from the southwest side of 2nd Avenue, between 58th & 59th Streets, and will make all southbound local bus stops (starting with 591 Main St.) to the R.I. Tram Station
  • Last trip will depart Manhattan at 8:30 PM 

Regular Red Bus Service:

  • Will
    continue normal morning rush hour schedule from 7 AM – 10 AM, with pick
    up at the R.I. Tram station approximately every 7 ½ minutes
  • Will continue to operate from 10 AM – 3 PM, with pick up at the R.I. Tram Station approximately every 15 minutes
  • No changes to regular evening rush hour schedule
  • No changes to regular weekend service


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